Admission Process

All candidates must fill in an application form and send the supporting documents. The application file must contain the following:

  • The completed application form

  • Supporting documentation (as listed in the application form).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The admission process is divided into nine steps:

1. The candidate receives information from the Head of admissions. 

2. The fills in the application form and supplies the requested documents. UMEF may request to see the original documents.

3. A complete file and a fee of 150 Swiss francs, non-refundable.

 

4. The documents are verified by the academic department to ensure the application is complete.

5. The admission Head conducts an interview whose main purpose is to check language mastery and possible orientation. Information regarding the study programme and other issues that may be of use to the applicant is provided.

6. UMEF issues either an acceptance or a rejection letter.

 

7. In case of acceptance the candidate must pay tuition fees.

8. Once the tuition fee is received, a final attestation is issued.

9. Candidates requiring a visa may apply for a visa together with other documents that may be required by the Swiss authorities. Providing these documents is the responsibility of applicants.

 

Language requirements

All candidates who want to study in their native language (English or French), or who have followed a minimum of three years of studies in the language in which they wish to follow courses at UMEF, are exempted of the requirement of a language test.

Other applicants need to present evidence of having passed the following language tests with requirements of levels as indicated:

 

English section: IELTS 6.0 / TOEFL 70/ Cambridge exam (official English exam results) or proof of studying previously in an English programme for a minimum of 3 years

 

Conditions of admission:

 

Bachelor Programmes:

Admission Requirements:

1. Baccalaureate (Maturité), Vocational Baccalaureate (Maturité Professionnelle); and with a Federal VET diploma, or any foreign secondary education diploma as per the following national requirements:

https://www.swissuniversities.ch/en/topics/studying/admission-to-universities/foreign-certificates

https://www.swissuniversities.ch/en/topics/studying/admission-to-universities/countries

2. Minimum average pass grade;

3. One-year work experience or a one-year introductory course;

3. 18 years old minimum;

4. English required level for the English section unless the student is of English mother tongue or has completed his secondary studies in English.

 

Admission Supporting Documents:

1. Application Form;

2. Copies of official certificate;

3. Copies of Transcripts;

4. Copy of Identity Card or Passport;

5. Four Passport Photos;

6. Motivation Letter.

 

Should the candidate be accepted on the basis of the documents supplied, an interview lasting between 30 and 60 minutes is conducted with a specialist of the field selected. For students not residing in Switzerland, the interview will be conducted through electronic media.

Master Programmes:

Admission Requirements:

1. A Bachelor degree or equivalent, from an approved University / College;

https://www.swissuniversities.ch/en/topics/studying/admission-to-universities/foreign-certificates

https://www.swissuniversities.ch/en/topics/studying/admission-to-universities/countries

2. Minimum average pass grade.

3. English required level for the English section unless the student is of English mother tongue or has completed his secondary studies in English.

 

Admission Supporting Documents:

1. Application Form;

2. Copies of official certificate;

3. Copies of Transcripts;

4. Copy of Identity Card or Passport;

5. CV;

6. Three Passport Photos;

7. Motivation Letter.

 

Candidates for the MBA programme with a Bachelor degree in a field other than management are admitted into the programme following an interview and/or a test. For the Executive MBA (EMBA) a degree in a field of management or a practical experience of a minimum of 3 years is required. For all other Master degrees, a Bachelor degree in the same field is required.

 

Doctorate Programmes:

Admission Requirements:

1. Bachelor and Master degree or equivalent, from an approved University or College;

2. Copies of all transcripts;

3. Minimum average pass grade;

4. English required level for the English section unless the student is of English mother tongue or has completed his secondary studies in English.

 

Admission Supporting Documents:

1. Application Form;

2. Copies of official certificate;

3. Copies of Transcripts;

4. Copy of Identity Card or Passport;

5. CV;

6. A list of all published works (optional);

7. Presentation of a research project (minimum 5 pages);

8. Four Passport Photos;

9. Motivation Letter.

UMEF is not required to justify any refusal.

The file can be sent via email or by post to:

SWISS UMEF UNIVERSITY (Château d’Aïre)

185 – 187 Route d’Aïre, 1219 Aïre – Geneva, Switzerland
Tel : +41 (0) 22 534 96 00
Email: admission@umef-university.ch
Web: www.umef-university.ch

 

Please note that only duly completed applications (with confirmation of payment of CHF 150.00 for the registration fee) will be considered.

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